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Marcel de Sena

PhD student

University of Warwick

I am a first-year PhD student in theoretical computer science at the University of Warwick, under the supervision of Tom Gur.

Interests

  • Coding theory
  • Quantum computation
  • High-dimensional expanders
  • Complexity theory

Education

  • PhD in Computer Science (ongoing)

    University of Warwick

  • Master's in Mathematics, 2019

    Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada (IMPA)

  • B.S. in Mechatronics Engineering, 2014

    Universidade de São Paulo (USP)

Publications

MotionDraw: a Tool for Enhancing Art and Performance Using Kinect

Teaching

I have worked as teaching assistant in undergraduate and master’s level courses:

Between 2014 and 2016, I was an educator at Projeto Âncora, an elementary school that implemented a revolutionary pedagogical approach at the time and was widely recognized as a reference in innovative education in Brazil.

Recent & Upcoming Talks

Sunflowers, daisies and local codes

Error-correcting codes are procedures that map messages (strings) to codewords (larger strings) in a way that makes the message …

Sunflowers, daisies and local codes

Error-correcting codes are procedures that map messages (strings) to codewords (larger strings) in a way that makes the message …

The mathematical beauty of cryptography (in Portuguese)

A matemática por trás da criptografia é, além de muito bonita, cheia de resultados surpreendentes. Logo de cara, descobrimos que cripto …